Japan

Legislation Roadmap

2018
Launch of Japan Campaign

WDA representatives met with Congressman Oshima Kusuo. He pledged to prioritise the legislation to ban dog and cat meat.

WDA Congressional Event

WDA held and event in the Congress to present evidence of the dog meat industry in Japan. 20 congressmen attended to show support.

Genlin met with Congressman

Genlin met with congressmen to discuss strategies on banning dog and cat meat in Japan.

2020
Dog Cat Party was founded

Genlin founded "Dog Cat Party", the first political party dedicated to promoting the welfare of dogs and cats in the world.

Animal Welfare Cross-Party Congressmen Alliance" was founded

Genlin successfully promoted the establishment of the Animal Parliamentary Alliance with parliamentary parties. The heavyweight member of the ruling party Hidehisa Otsuji became the chairman of the alliance.

Congress requested PM Suga to support WDAr

34 members of the Cross-party Congressional Animal Welfare Alliance has submitted a joint letter to Prime Minister Kan, requesting Japan’s accession to the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats.

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Japan July Special II

We talked about the situation of dog meat trade in Japan in previous article. Now look at some movements WDA has done so far to

Videos: Japan

Genlin pioneered the world’s first dog and cat party in Japan, dedicated to the interests and welfare of dogs and cats. The slogan of the